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Where They're Betting (A Very Partial List)


Andreessen Horowitz (aka A16Z) raised $300 million in the heat of the recession. It's invested about half of that in early seed-stage startups, slightly older venture-stage companies, and mature firms with potential for growth

Foursquare

A16Z won a bake-off with other VC firms to lead a $20 million investment in the check-in startup (Venture)

Kno

Andreessen Horowitz led the $30 million funding of the textbook-ready tablet maker (Venture)

Picloud

Joint $1.4 million investment with Kleiner Perkins and Greylock into the cloud-computing startup (Seed)

Skype

In its biggest play so far, A16Z added $50 million to the $2.7 billion spinout of the Internet calling service (Growth)

Zynga

A16Z got in late to the hot social-game maker by buying shares on the secondary market (Venture)


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